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Five Things That Must Turn Around for the Washington Capitals in 2019-20

How can the Washington Capitals make another deep run at the Stanley Cup in 2020? Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Supremacy: Which Teams Will Challenge the Capitals the Most in 2019-20?

The Washington Capitals will have some tough competition in the Eastern Conference in 2019-20. Continue reading

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A Year After Resigning From Capitals, Barry Trotz Wins Jack Adams Award As NHL Coach Of The Year

Photo: NHL.com Former Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz won the Jack Adams Trophy, which is given the NHL’s coach of the year, a year after resigning his position and taking the top job with the New York Islanders. This … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why the Washington Capitals Should Remain in Playoff Contention in 2019-20

The Washington Capitals should be in the postseason mix for the 2019-20 season. Continue reading

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Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins Swept In First Round; Islanders Get Winner of Capitals-Hurricanes Series in Round 2

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images The New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-1 at PPG Paints Arena to finish their four-game sweep on Tuesday night. Earlier in the evening, the Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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Capitals @ Islanders – Inside The Numbers: The Student Outlasts the Teacher

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Image We’ve seen this act before. In the second game of a back-to-back set, come out of the gates hard and fast, try to get the game’s first goal, then settle back in the defensive zone, … Continue reading

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Todd Reirden: The Best Possible Job At The Worst Possible Time [Readers Poll]

In many ways, Washington Capitals’ rookie Head Coach Todd Reirden was faced with a no-win situation this season. Do anything less than win a Stanley Cup, and the red-clad torch-wielding villagers will surely take to the town square. If Reirden wins … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Mailbag: Trotz vs. Reirden, Balancing Common Sense and Justified Concern, Perspective On The Capitals

Maybe during a five-game losing streak wasn’t the best time to check in on the Nova Caps mailbag. It is overflowing with angst, worry, and distress. You know, like the good ol’ pre-Stanley Cup days. Is the honeymoon over, the … Continue reading

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